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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seasoned Library Media Specialist familiar with successful strategies for building relationships with students from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. Flexible and friendly team player with encouraging and motivational approach.

Skills
  • Interactive media
  • Digital tools
  • Proficient in Google classroom, Google Level 1 certified, Achieve 3000, Nearpod, and Flipgrid
  • Materials maintenance
  • Program management
  • Multimedia presentations
  • Classroom practices
Experience
Library Media Specialist, 08/2019 to Current
Fort Mill School DistrictFort Mill, SC,
  • Organized all aspects of library, including media supplies, main catalog, special equipment and permanent records.
  • Used library and scholarly databases to locate reliable resources.
  • Taught group and individual instruction sessions to impart knowledge of library and research practices.
  • Provided modern and successful educational experience for students by incorporating range of media and technology options.
  • Led trainings via online platforms for local and off-site staff on functionality of newly developed applications to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Directed catalog, media and instructional services in library.
  • Documented all movement of library media materials and equipment.
  • Handled all troubleshooting of PCs, software, printers and other equipment in most efficient manner for entire design department.
  • Maintained first-rate service by quickly repairing or replacing damaged materials and equipment according to library budget.
  • Helped teachers incorporate literacy skills and build love of education in students of all backgrounds.
  • Sourced materials that met current needs, drove curiosity and supported learning.
  • Organized library equipment and collections.
  • Moved projects forward and completed tasks on time to meet anticipated milestones.
  • Kept resources in neat, clean, and working fashion to maintain availability for use.
  • Attended conferences and subscribed to trade publications to maintain current knowledge of field.
  • Greeted patrons upon entrance to library and offered assistance with any needs or issues.
  • Oversaw check-in and check-out process of library books and materials at circulation desk.
  • Developed strong understanding of cataloging books and other materials through various methods.
  • Handled multitude of daily tasks, including facility maintenance and security in support of staff members.
  • Delivered accurate recordkeeping for all library inventory, including periodicals and books.
  • Designed fliers and posted throughout library to inform visitors and patrons of upcoming events, including book clubs, meetings and special programs.
  • Maintained well-rounded knowledge of automated library systems and reference data to share with patrons and visitors.
  • Verified accurate recording of all lending transactions in library logs.
  • Promoted library's vast services to visitors through active communication.
  • Supervised inventories for books, audio-visual materials and computer software, accurately processing all receipts.
  • Checked circulation desk on monthly basis to keep appropriate numbers of books and periodicals available to patrons.
  • Answered patrons' questions and assisted in finding materials requested.
  • Assisted patrons in regards to library's computer system and gave instructions for logging onto Internet.
  • Returned books to circulation by placing on proper shelves.
  • Kept watchful eye on front desk at all times to encourage protected library environment.
  • Performed digital research using databases such as Gale and World Book Online.
  • Compiled circulation statistics and drafted student usage reports each month.
  • Trained staff, students and faculty on proper use of library technology to prevent damage.
  • Planned and delivered 30 bibliography-writing instruction sessions per semester.
  • Processed multiple faculty requests for new resources per semester.
  • Established student schedules and oversaw day-to-day work.
  • Processed average of literacy material orders and requests per semester, maintaining accuracy and consistency.
  • Compiled circulation statistics and drafted student usage reports on monthly basis to keep administration aware of circulation and patron issues.
  • Led library volunteer program, including supervising work of 6 student volunteers each semester.
Social Studies Teacher, 01/2015 to 08/2019
East Montana Middle SchoolEl Paso, TX,
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Assessed student performance, behavior and social development and devised improvement strategies for struggling children.
  • Developed class learning plans to meet all district and statement requirements for instruction.
  • Collaborated with other subject and grade-level teachers to build complementary educational frameworks for students.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for all students.
  • Used school and public library resources to provide extra educational opportunities for students.
  • Used diverse technologies to help students grasp materials and enhance overall education.
  • Promoted learning by leveraging traditional and modern instructional strategies.
  • Studied and stayed abreast of current topics in education.
  • Created set schedule of office hours to give students opportunities to drop by for additional help or set up tutoring sessions.
  • Participated in training courses, webinars and seminars maintain currency on latest classroom technologies and integration strategies.
  • Guided and counseled students with adjustment or academic problems or special academic interests.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
  • Remained professional and positive with students and colleagues, staying mindful and respectful of individuals from all cultures, backgrounds and religions.
  • Distributed class syllabi on first day of class each semester, maintaining transparency by delivering all necessary topics, deadlines and test dates to students.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Created tests and projects to evaluate how well students absorbed lectures and materials and to identify opportunities to enhance teaching strategies.
Social Studies Teacher, 08/2005 to 01/2015
East Montana Middle SchoolEl Paso, TX,
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Assessed student performance, behavior and social development and devised improvement strategies for struggling children.
  • Developed class learning plans to meet all district and statement requirements for instruction.
Education and Training
Library Media Specialist Certification: Library Media Specialist , Expected in 08/2022 to Northwester State University - Louisiana,
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Masters of Education: School Guidance Counselor, Expected in 08/2014 to Lamar University - Beaumont, TX
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Bachelor of Science: Secondary Education in Social Studies, Expected in 12/2001 to University Of Louisiana At Lafayette - Lafayette, LA
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School Attended

  • Northwester State University
  • Lamar University
  • University Of Louisiana At Lafayette

Job Titles Held:

  • Library Media Specialist
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher

Degrees

  • Library Media Specialist Certification
  • Masters of Education
  • Bachelor of Science

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